History of the Federal Judiciary


  Biographical Directory of Federal Judges
Donlon, Mary Honor
Born August 25, 1893, in Utica, NY
Died March 5, 1977, in Tucson, AZ

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. Customs Court
Nominated by Dwight D. Eisenhower on June 22, 1955, to a seat vacated by Genevieve R. Cline. Confirmed by the Senate on July 29, 1955, and received commission on August 1, 1955. Assumed senior status on October 1, 1966. Service terminated on March 5, 1977, due to death.

Education:
Cornell University Department of Law, LL.B., 1920

Professional Career:
Private practice, New York City, 1921-1944
Chairwoman, New York State Industrial Board, 1944-1945
Chairwoman, New York State Workers Compensation Board, 1945-1954

Became known as Mary Donlon Alger in 1971

 

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